Tag Archives: Ministry of Defence

UFO Files make waves

The release of the ninth collection of MoD UFO files by The National Archives continues to make news across the world.  On the first day of the launch (Thursday, 12 July) the website received almost 60,000 visitors – an uplift … Continue reading

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MoD files make UFOs history

The ninth collection of UFO files, released by the UK government on 12 July, takes the chronology full circle back to the MoD’s decision to ‘make UFOs history’. A guide to the highlights of the 25 files can be found … Continue reading

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On The Couch With Cassie

Alex Cassie, who died aged 95 in April, played a key role in forging documents used in the mass break out from a wartime prison camp immortalised in The Great Escape. But what is less known – and ignored by … Continue reading

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Mystery Booms

It’s a familiar story. Police and emergency services inundated with phone calls from concerned members of the public who have heard or seen something unfamiliar in the sky. Last month it was a spectacular fireball meteor.  This month it was … Continue reading

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Fireball lights up northern sky

Hundreds of people reported seeing a fireball meteor that lit up the night sky across parts of northern England at 9.40 p.m. on Saturday, 3 March. Some excellent footage of the fireball has been posted on YouTube and can be … Continue reading

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Worryingly big sea monsters

Last week it was UFOlogy in a Field. This week it’s UFOlogy in a pond. No, I’m not talking about the ‘submarine saucer’ (Nessie), but a subject I’ve mentioned elsewhere in my blog on ‘Sea Monster Files.‘   Two years … Continue reading

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Watch Out – there’s a flying pig about!

Pink Floyd’s giant inflatable flying pig has appeared once again above the London skyline to celebrate the reissue of the band’s back catalogue including the classic album The Dark Side of the Moon. The 30 foot long porker is a … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods (again)

The Rendlesham forest UFO mystery is back in the headlines, after the Sunday Telegraph published a summary of my exclusive interview with the former Bentwaters Base Commander, Ted Conrad. Col Conrad, now retired to his native Texas, has broken a quarter … Continue reading

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UFO Files break records

The release of the seventh collection of MoD UFO files has broken records for the The National Archives website. The number of hits on the UFO page has now reached 8.5 million, with almost 60 hits per second on the … Continue reading

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